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Australian Backyard Astronomy
Bhathal, R. S. & Bhathal, Jenny
ISBN: 9780642276322
National Library of Australia, 2007.  2007 
  Small 4to. softcover. 132pp. index, colour illus. fine. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63389  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Stargazer: The Life and Times of the Telescope
Watson, Fred
ISBN: 1865086584
Sydney; Allen & Unwin; 2004  2004 
  8vo. hardcover. 342pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63381  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Coming of Age in the Milky Way
Ferris, Timothy
ISBN: 0060535954
Perennial 2003.  2003 
  8vo. softcover. 510pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63382  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Down to Earth Guide to the Cosmos
Mark Thompson
ISBN: 0593070364
Bantam Press  2013 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 293 pp. Unread copy.  Fine/Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43518  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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WORLDS IN SPACE
Caidin, Martin
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1954 
 Hardcover Index, plates show futuristic versions of spacecraft and travel. 600gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages Very Good with no dust jacket; Bumped corners, light foxing
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30933  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Australian Astronomer John Tebbutt: The Life and Work of the Man on the $100 note.
Bhathal, Ragbir.
ISBN: 0864175221
Kangaroo Press, Sydney, Kenthurst, 1993.  1993 
  8vo. softcover. 111pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63759  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Music of the Spheres: The Material Universe from Atom to Quasar, Simply Explained
Murchie, Guy
ISBN: 9780091391119
Hutchinson,  1979. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0091391113. ISBN/EAN: 9780091391119. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21373. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21373  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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La Obra Forma de la Tierra de Abraham Bar Hiyya Ha-Bargeloni
Vallicrosa, Jose M. Millas
Instituto Arias Montano,  1956. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Quarto. Text is in Spanish. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Covers are have foxing and small chips and tears but otherwise in sound condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Spanish Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21761. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 21761  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Wonders of the Night Sky
Zigel, F.
mir,  1968. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage, other than foxing here and there. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges browned slightly. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19101. Very Good Condition
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
Book Number: 19101  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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The Road to the Stars
Nicolson, Iain
ISBN: 9780726964695
Cassell,  1978. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, with only very minor tears or chips and other minor signs of shelf-wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0726964697. ISBN/EAN: 9780726964695. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6208. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6208  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Great Ideas and Theories of Modern Cosmology
Singh, Jagjit
Constable,  1961. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6206. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6206  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Life Beyond Earth
Ferris, Timothy
ISBN: 0684849372
Simon & Schuster Trade New York, Ny, U. S. A. 2000 First Edition
 Hard Cover 222p, index, glossy pictorial work. New book light shelfwear to top and base of jacket. 1300g weight. ; 4to As New in As New dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5653  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Direction Finding Without Instruments
Shimeld, Lieut. J. A.
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1943.  1943 
  Oblong 12mo. cloth covered boards. 84pp. b/w illus. Very good, small bump to top corner, page edges toned. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63893  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Physical world of Late Antiquity
Sambursky, S.
Routledge & Kegan Paul London 1962 First
 Hardcover PO name/date ffep, unfortunate tape imprints to eps, corners bumped, minimal pencil marginalia. D/W price-clipped and edgeworn (now protected).  Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015932  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Royal Observatory Greenwich, Its History and Work
Maunder, E. Walter
Religious Tract Society, London 1900.  1900 
  8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. gilt edges. 320pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64043  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Starland of the South
McNair, W.A.,
Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1950. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. . 10 full page plates. 2 previous owners have written inscriptions on ffep. Covers have shelf wear as well as marking and bumping. Foxing to extremities. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007630. Good
Price: 11.82 (AUD)
Book Number: 007630  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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Astronomical Memoirs.
Tebbutt, John
ISBN: 0949694088
Hawkesbury Shire Council, Windsor 1986.  1986 
  Large 8vo. softcover. 154pp. b/w illus. Good, crease on front cover corner. A reprint of the 1908 edition with an introduction by Graeme White. Additional material compiled by Hawkesbury Shire Council Library Service. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64219  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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2008 AUSTRALIAN SKY GUIDE
Lomb, Nick
ISBN: 9781863171236
Powerhouse Publishing Sydney  
 Paperback As new, never read. "Celestial equivalent of a street directory" information on all the planets with the latest findings from spacecraft and earth-based telescopes. Highlights for 2008, moon and tide charts. 250gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages Very Good+
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31493  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Guide to the Stars Constellations and Planets
Antonin Rukl
ISBN: 1840670509
Caxton Editions  1999 
 Pictorial Board with Dustjacke 232 pp. Light browning to page edges.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44413  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Southern Universe
Lennard Bickel
ISBN: 0333175786
Macmillan Australia 1976 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 96 pp. Dustjacket has wear on the edges with a little loss on the spine and a small tear. Browning to page edges.  Very Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44424  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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A Brief History of Time. from the Big Bang to Black Holes
Hawking, Stephen W.
ISBN: 0553401653
Bantam Books London 1990 
 Paperback Yellowed paper, no creases, index. 180gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 12mo ; 212 pages Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31576  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Cosmigraphics -- picturing space through time
Benson, Michael,
ISBN: 1419713876
Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2014. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Selecting artful and profound illustrations and maps, many hidden away in the world's great science libraries and virtually unknown today, he chronicles more than 1,000 years of humanity's ever-expanding understanding of the size and shape of space itself. He shows how the invention of the telescope inspired visions of unimaginably distant places and explains why today we turn to supercomputer simulations to reveal deeper truths about space-time. "Cosmigraphics" explores the visual side of our greatest imaginative achievement as a species: the unveiling of a vast universe that is largely invisible to our senses. Full number line. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy, with matching dustwrapper.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Art & Design. ISBN: 1419713876. ISBN/EAN: 9781419713873. Inventory No: 0266716. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0266716  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Time and the Universe A New Basis for Cosmology
Arnot, F. L. ( Frederick Latham ) 1904-1940,
Australasian Medical Publishing Co Ltd, Sydney, 1941. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 250 g; 76 pages, with photographic frontispiece, and three text figures. Published posthumously. Inscription on the front end page "to Professor and Mrs Waterhouse with pleasant remembrances from Linda Arnot". Included with this are four Quarto pages obviously taken from another book because of the pagination, being firstly testimonial from Sir James Colquhoun Irvine principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews (with a written note underneath Member of the General Board of the National Physical Laboratory and the date printed crossed out, and amended to read 22nd of August 1936 instead of Tory 2 December 1935) the other testimonials are from Professor H. Stanley Allen, Professor G. P. Thomson, and a letter to Dr Arnot from Professor L. B. Loeb. Also included, written in pencil, but not signed, is a letter to Faber and Faber dated 29 November 1938 -- Dear Sirs, I enclose the typescript of a small monograph of about 30,000 words entitled "time and the universe", and I should be glad to hear if you will undertake the publication of this. .... There is also a page removed from the Australian Journal of Science, being the review of the book by H. C. Corben printed in 1942. The book has several "diamonds" from poor cutting by the publisher on the lower corners and two pages have not been separated. The titling on the front board is done in gold, however the titling on the back strip section appears to be hand done in white. . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0221886. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 320.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0221886  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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H. V. McKay Melbourne Planetarium Planisphere
Institute of Applied Science of Victoria,
Institute of Applied Science of Victoria, Melbourne, 1980. no indication
 Stapled Stapled. Very Good Condition/. no indication. a small piece of ephemera probably given out at the Melbourne planetarium in the late 1960s or early 1970s (the main advertiser changed their name in 1982).(And the phone number of the planetarium is only 6 digits, which helps to possibly place it around 1966) Very slight rubbing of the edges of the printed card, two staples contain the circular sky chart which revolves on a central brass rivet. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 2 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0237806. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0237806  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Cosmic Adventure: a Renegade Astronomer’s Guide to Our World and Beyond
Berman, Bob.,
ISBN: 0688144950
William Morrow, New York, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Alan McKnight – illustrations. First Edition. A clean copy, no damage to describe with matching dust jacket. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings. In this collection of 26 profound – to – outrageous essays, the author takes us on a guided tour of the universe in all its perplexity, mystery and majesty – along with use of contemporary earth life in all its lunacy. The author enables readers to view astronomy in a broader context – and to look at facts, discoveries, concepts and awesome wonders of the universe with a new understanding. – Paraphrasing the dust jacket blurb Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVI, 256 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Alan McKnight – illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Philosophy. ISBN: 0688144950. ISBN/EAN: 9780688144951. Inventory No: 0274444. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0274444  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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One Small Step - the Inside Story of Space Exploration - Includes CD of Over 40 Rare Archive Recordings
Whitehouse, David,
ISBN: 9781848660366
Quercus, London, 2009. First Edition
 DVD DVD. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. colour photographic illustrated paperback binding has attached fold over flaps. There is glued to the inside of the front cover, a clear plastic pocket with a CD sealed in. Research from NASA and Soviet archives, this book is the extraordinary story of the manned exploration of space. From the perils of a rocket launch to the euphoria of setting foot on to an unknown world, astronauts reveal what it was really like to journey into space. Size: Trade Paperback. 208 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Travel & Places; Astronomy; Cosmology; Exploration. ISBN/EAN: 9781848660366. Inventory No: 0243340. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0243340  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Mission to the Moon [With Bonus DVD]
Dyer, Alan,
ISBN: 1742113397
The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, Scoresby, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Near Fine Condition/. First Edition. Clean copy no damage. Features everything that the young person needs to know about the space race, the Apollo project, rockets and spaceships and plans to return to the moon, published for the 40th anniversary of the 1st lunar landing with a complimentary bonus DVD Full number line. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Exploration; Space Exploration; Science & Technology. ISBN: 1742113397. ISBN/EAN: 9781742113395. Inventory No: 0266638. Near Fine Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0266638  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Daytime Star, the Story of Our Sun
Mitton, Simon,
ISBN: 0571116590
Faber & Faber, London, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Diagrammatic and Photographs. First Edition. this book gives an account of our present knowledge of the sun, its internal properties, its relation to other stars. It explains in simple terms without mathematics, how various solar phenomena probably arise and how they affect the Earth. – Dust jacket blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 208 pages. There is no damage to describe for either the dustjacket or the book and its binding.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Diagrammatic and Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0571116590. ISBN/EAN: 9780571116591. Inventory No: 0255610. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0255610  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Sun’s Heartbeat; And Other Stories from the Life of the Star That Powers Our Planet
Berman, Bob,
ISBN: 0316091014
Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2011. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. The beating heart of the sun is the very pulse of life on earth. And from the ancients who plotted its path at Stonehenge to the modern scientists who unraveled the nuclear fusion reaction that turns mass into energy, humankind has sought to solve its mysteries. In this lively biography of the sun, Bob Berman ranges from its stellar birth to its spectacular future death with a focus on the wondrous and enthralling, and on the heartbreaking sacrifice, laughable errors, egotistical battles, and brilliant inspirations of the people who have tried to understand its power. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 304 pages. There is no damage to describe for either the dustjacket or the book and its binding.. Marking pen spot on the top edge.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0316091014. ISBN/EAN: 9780316091015. Inventory No: 0259384. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0259384  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASTRONOMY
Man, John,
ISBN: 185153007X
Chancellor Press, London, 1996. Reissued, 1st thus
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reissued, 1st thus. colour illustrated hardcover binding, with a matching dustjacket. The dustjacket is rubbed at the top 2 corners, there is no other damage to describe. With a foreword by Dr Carl Sagan, and illustrated with full colour diagrams and photographs, the book provides a useful reference point to astronomy and their knowledge of the universe in the 1990s. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 192 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; ISBN: 185153007X. ISBN/EAN: 9781851530076. Inventory No: 0241091. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0241091  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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the lieutenant
Grenville, Kate,
ISBN: 1921351780
Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. apart from the yellowing of the page edges owing to the type of paper used, there is no damage to describe. Dust jacket is without damage. The novel was inspired by the note books of William Dawes, and the author is created a character soldier and astronomer who was always an outsider, and on the 1st Fleet, sets up an observatory away from the main camp and has Aboriginal people soon visiting his isolated promontory – and extraordinary friendship forms. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8] 308, [4] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Literature & Literary; Astronomy; 18th-century; ISBN: 1921351780. ISBN/EAN: 9781921351785. Inventory No: 0268755. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0268755  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Fallen Sky; An Intimate History of Shooting Stars
Cokinos, Christopher,
ISBN: 1585427209
J. P. Tarcher, Inc., New York, 2009. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 800 g; 518 pages in original dual toned papered boards, with photographic illustrated dustjacket. The book is second-hand, but shows no damage. The dustjacket similarly has no damage. Over the course of more than 7 years, the author criss-cross the globe from Greenland to the American Southwest, from Australia to Antarctica, following in the steps of explorers, collectors, and scientists, gaining access to their personal papers and documents, to try to understand the decision that draws so many people to these fragments of Ironstone, these pieces of the universe that we can hold our hands. This is an adventure story, a compelling work of 1st person the free journalism, and a scientific history, all told through the lives of its remarkable characters -- the eccentrics and geniuses have committed themselves to understanding the stuff of life and death that comes from the sky. -- Dustjacket blurb Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 528 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Natural History & Resources. ISBN: 1585427209. ISBN/EAN: 9781585427208. Inventory No: 0275883. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0275883  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Outlines of Astronomy
Herschel, John F. W.
Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, London, 1864. Seventh edition  0 
  8vo. leather bound hardcover, marbled endpapers & edges. 729pp. + 7 plates & folding chart. B/w frontis, b/w illus. Good, plated at rear stained, foxing to prelims. Queen Elizabeth Grammar School pastedown inside front cover. 
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64678  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars
Lee Billings
ISBN: 1617230065
Current/Penguin New York 2013 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked "gift quality" book. "For 4.6 billion years our living planet has been alone in a vast and silent universe. But soon, Earth's isolation could come to an end. Over the past two decades astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Some of these exoplanets may be mirror images of our own world. And more are being found all the time."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 030462  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY FROM THALES TO KEPLER Formerly Titled History of the Planetary Systems from Thales to Kepler. Revised with a Foreword by W. H. Stahl
Dreyer, J. L. E.
Dover Publications   Second Edition
 Paperback Copyright 1953. Index, bibliography. Catalogue of Dover Science books. Detailed history of early astronomy. 500gms weight; Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages Tape marks inside corners.
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31745  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Managing Martians
Donna Shirley with Danelle Morton,
ISBN: 0767902408
Broadway Books, New York, 1998. First
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First. Used hardback with dustwrapper in very good condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 276pp. Without packaging this book weighs 570g. The extraordinary story of a woman's lifelong quest to 'get to Mars' - and of the team behind the space robot that has captured the imaginaton of the world. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; ISBN: 0767902408. ISBN/EAN: 9780767902403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001448. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001448  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Thunderstones and Shooting Stars. The Meaning of Meteorites
Dodd, Robert T.,
ISBN: 0674891376
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs & diagrams & tables. First Edition. 2nd hand copy, rubbing to the top of the front panel of the dust jacket and the top of the spine, internally clean, without annotations. There is pasted to the publication data page a colour photograph of 5 meteorites. The book itself is illustrated with double page, and part page black-and-white photographs numerous graphs and drawings et cetera and has bibliographic references & index. The author summarises the evidence that lead scientists to believe that most meteorites come from asteroids, although a few come from the moon and a few more from a planet, probably Mars. He also examines the controversial hypothesis that impacts by asteroids or comets have interrupted the evolution of life on earth, accounting for such geological puzzles as the rapid demise of the dinosaurs. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 196 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs & diagrams & tables. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Space Exploration; Meteorites; ISBN: 0674891376. ISBN/EAN: 9780674891371. Inventory No: 0277954. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0277954  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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13: The Flight That Failed
Cooper, Henry S. F. Junior,
ISBN: 0207954852
Angus and Robertson, London, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 400 g; colour illustrated dust jacket. This book is a retelling of the Apollo 13 mission, after 1 of the spacecraft's oxygen tanks blew up putting the craft and its crew of 3 into a critical battle for survival. second-hand copy, dust jacket slightly/lightly rubbed across the top edge. Internally clean, free of annotation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: science & Technology; Space Exploration; ISBN: 0207954852. ISBN/EAN: 9780207954856. Inventory No: 0278338. Very Good Condition
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Poetic Retribution from Mars
Abanteriba, Sylvester,
ISBN: 1920785671
Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, 2007. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Paperback Edition. Colour photographic card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. When a South African moon mission fails to make a landing on moon, it also fails to make a re-entry into Earth's atmosphere. Catapulted back, the scientists on board are surely to die – except they unexpectedly land on Mars. "What the travellers find, however is dramatically at odds with what was previously known about this planet. What's small, there is life on Mars, and it's not happy with what it's heard about Earth. The crew of South Africa One return from Mars with a dire ultimatum, only to find the governments of earth do not take lightly to space-Borland amounts. But in the wall of the planets, does earth had any chance of surviving? Doesn't even deserve to?" -- from rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners, with multiple creases to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. There is a vertical crease that runs halfway the length of the front panel. Size: Trade Paperback. 572, [4] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Mars; ISBN: 1920785671. ISBN/EAN: 9781920785673. Inventory No: 0119926. Very Good Condition
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Philips’ Chart of the Stars
Tancock, E. O. – Editor,
ISBN: 0540023795
George Philip Printers, London, 1971. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. A multi-leaved Star Chart, which is illustrated with various stars and their relative position in the sky. Illustrated card cover with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel. The title says it all. Creasing to the lower chart corners with rubbing of the chart panels. The internal star chart is a little creased but undamaged. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; astronomy; ISBN: 0540023795. ISBN/EAN: 9780540023790. Inventory No: 0117339. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space
Glover, Linda K.with Daniels, Patricia S.; Gianopoulos, Andrea; Malay, Jonathan T.,
ISBN: 0792273192
National Geographic , Washington, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Edition. foreword by Buzz Aldrin, preface by Linda K. Glover, about this book, appendix of maps, additional reading, about the authors, illustration credits, index and staff credits & acknowledgements. Pale gray coloured end pages. The text is illustrated with numerous colour photographs, illustrations and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Black coloured textured boards with white coloured embossed titles to the front panel and back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with silver and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour photograph of main author to the rear fold over panel. The book is broken up into two sections – Deep Space, Our Solar System, Reaching & Manoeuvring in Space, Human Spaceflight, Earth Science & Commerce from Space and Military & Intelligence Uses of Space – each section has been authored by a different person. Minor rubbing to the back strip corners and to the book corners. A little creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with some rubbing of the book panels. Size: Square Quarto. [5], 5 - 400 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Astronomy; ISBN: 0792273192. ISBN/EAN: 9780792273196. Inventory No: 0127243. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Watches of the Stars; The Scientific Revolution
Moore, Patrick,
ISBN: 0718112857
Michael Joseph, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. foreword by author, list of colour plates, chronology of the scientific revolution, index and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, showing Arabian astronomers practising the art, former would cut of 1513. The title page is illustrated with Galileo's drawing of the Pleiades from Siderius Nuncius (The Starry Messenger), fairness, 1610. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white illustrations, star charts and 24 coloured plates. Navy blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed illustration of an Astrolabe to the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), showing astronomy – early 16th century French tapestry, with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. This is a look at a intense 150 year period from 1543, when Copernicus first hypothesise his radical idea that the Earth was not the centre of the universe and that it actually revolved around the sun, to Sir Isaac Newton. In between those two great scientists were Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, and Galileo. It is also the story of great personal cost and of the slow disintegration of the church's power. A hint of rubbing it to the book edges. Ruffling of the dustwrapper edges and light rubbing of the dustwrapper panels. Faint fading to the backstrip. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (4), 5-239, (1) pages,. The spine of the jacket has lost colour. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; astronomy; History. ISBN: 0718112857. ISBN/EAN: 9780718112851. Inventory No: 0112658. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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The Apollo Adventure; The Making of the Apollo Space Program and the Movie Apollo 13
Kluger, Jeffrey,
ISBN: 0752206648
Boxtree, London, 1995. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. XXII, 200 pages, foreword by Ron Howard, Prologue, appendix, glossary and author's notes. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece showing the actors from the movie Apollo 13 -- Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and black-and-white line drawings from the Apollo space program and colour photographs ( as well as black-and-white ] from the making of the movie Apollo 13. Photographic front cover, showing a picture of the earth as seen from the moon with a small Apollo shuttle and superimposed upon that it photographs of the actor, Tom Hanks. Gray and white writing to the front panel and white to the spine. A little rubbing and creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges. The remains of a sticker can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. There has been a triangular crease to the lower left hand corner of the back panel. In 1970 the Apollo 13 mission to the moon nearly ended in catastrophe when an explosion rocked the spacecraft. With ingenuity and courage the three astronauts made it safely back to earth in the lunar module. This book celebrates not only this momentous event but the entire Apollo space program from Apollo 1 in 1967 through to Apollo 17 in 1972. It also gives a background to the making of the movie based on the Apollo 13 mission. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Space Exploration; Film, Radio & Television. ISBN: 0752206648. ISBN/EAN: 9780752206646. Inventory No: 0104616. Good
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Fire on Earth: In Search of the Doomsday Asteroid
Gribbin, john and Gribbin, Mary,
ISBN: 068481689X
Simon & Schuster, London, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by authors, and further reading. Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Minor bumping to the head and heel of the backstrip. Light browning to the text block edges and to the internal pages. This book is an ex-library book and has a library stamp on the title page and library details on the verso, otherwise no other stamps or other markings noted. On both the front and rear paste downs the remains of tape can be seen. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Fred Gambino, with red and white writing on the front panel and Spiner. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. The dustwrapper is protected by library sleeving and on both the front and rear fold over panels there is a small piece of tape still in situ. A well-researched and authoritative study of the history of asteroid and comet impacts on the Earth, and an examination of scientific knowledge to protect the planet in the future. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVIII, 268 pages, last 4 blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Conservation ; ISBN: 068481689X. ISBN/EAN: 9780684816890. Inventory No: 0105028. Good Condition (ex-library)
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The Expanding Universe (Pelican Books)
Eddington, Sir Arthur,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1940. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. publisher's note, preface by author and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing a Spiral Nebula. The text has one other black-and-white photograph detailing Spectra of Nebulae. Plain card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The author gave lectures on, the then new theory, that the universe was expanding, and this book is a reproduction of those lectures. Pelican Book A 70. Chipping to the lower backstrip edge and the top 0.25" is missing. Browning to the book panels, textblock edges and pages. A few stains to the book panels with foxing to the top textblock edges. Previous owners details to the half title page. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 121, [7 – further titles from publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 0116172. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
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The Neptune File; A Story of Astronomical Rivalry and the Pioneers of Planet Hunting
Standage, Tom,
ISBN: 0802713637
Walker & Company, New York, 2000. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 445 g.; XIV, 242 pages, last two pages blank, preface by author, acknowledgements, notes, sources and index. Black coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with contemporary black-and-white drawings, cartoons and illustrations, and the occasional line drawing. Green coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and to the lower book corners. A few marks to the front fore edge of the book panel. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a metallic blue and black image of Neptune, with white titles to the front panel and white and black titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing and creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges but the major fault is significant rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. A history of the discovery of the planet Neptune. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History ; Astronomy; 19th Century ; ISBN: 0802713637. ISBN/EAN: 9780802713636. Inventory No: 0106645. Good
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Apollo 11 Box
Craddock, Robert A. – Text & Smithsonian Institution,
ISBN: 0811837343
Chronicle Books in collaboration with Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Washington, 2003. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. /. First Edition. A commemorative box put out by the Smithsonian Institution to celebrate Man's landing on the moon – Apollo 11. In the box there are facsimile documents associated with that landing: – charts and logs used by the astronauts, flight director's log from Mission control, Houston, Apollo 11 Cloth Mission Patch, Neil Armstrong's travel voucher, Mission menus for each astronaut, a White House invitation to a post-Mission dinner, telegram to journalists aboard the recovery ship, Mike Collins's Lunar Surface Map, Washington post front page and a guide book that explains the significance of each artefact and the full history of the mission. The artefacts show no damage, but the box has a little rubbing of its panels and some bumping along the front edge of the top. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Space Exploration; United States; 1960s; ISBN: 0811837343. ISBN/EAN: 9780811837347. Inventory No: 0123103. 
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Science a History; 1543-2001
Gribbin, John,
ISBN: 0713995033
Allen Lane, London, 2002. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. list of illustrations, acknowledgements, introduction by author, bibliography and index. Dark blue coloured endpapers. Faux silk place marker with some fraying at the edge. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white and gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The story of science from the Renaissance through to 2001. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - XXII, [2 close for a bracket 3-646, [4] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Book is in very good condition with minimal signs of age and wear.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0713995033. ISBN/EAN: 9780713995039. Inventory No: 0118282. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Worlds Apart; A Reflection on Planets, Life, and Time
Berrill, N. J.,
The Scientific Book Club, London, No date. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Book Club Edition. preface by author, foreword to the British edition by Patrick Moore, further reading and index. Green coloured boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "He is the essential background to the problems of interplanetary and intergalactic exploration. The author, a Professor of Zoology, explains in simple language the prospects of finding life on other planets, the danger encountered by astronauts, and the difficulties of communication. But his chief concern is 'exobiology' the science of life in outer space." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. first That published in America under the title "Worlds without End". Softening and fading to the backstrip edges, book edges and corners. Cocking of the spine with dust marks to the top textblock edge and age toning of the textblock edges and panels. Faint offset tanning and foxing to the endpapers. A little chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels with sunning to the backstrip and rear panel and staining can be seen to the rear panel, closest to the backstrip. Staining and light browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 240 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 0118056. Good Condition
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Comet Kohoutek; A Workshop Held at Marshall Space Flight Center June 13-14, 1974
Gary, Gilmer Allen [ Editor ],
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., 1975. First American Paperback Editi
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First American Paperback Edition. X, 272 pages, foreword by Maurice Dubin, Chief, Cometary Physics, Physics and Astronomy Programs, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, preface by editor numeral for tendencies. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography, black-and-white illustrations, tables, figures and schematics. Peach coloured covers with small peach and white NASA logo to the lower right hand corner of the front panel orange coloured titles on the front panel and the spine. In 1970 a rare phenomena occurred in the Astronomy world -- a bright, long-peroid comet was seen circling relatively close to the sun and was named Comet Kohoutek [ 1973f ]. At that time astronomers throughout the world, using various means and different techniques, up to and including the then new Skylab and other NASA technologies, set out to study this new Comet. This book is the result of a two day workshop held at Marshall Space Flight Centre, with the attendance of over 100 scientists from all over the world , to listen to 42 papers for discussion and dissemination of data gained by the various scientists about Comet Kohoutek. Rubbing and slight creasing to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the back strip. The spine has become faded and results of insect activity can also be seen to the top edge. The results of insect activity can also be seen to the lower right hand corner of the front panel. There are marks and stains to both the front and back panels, the back panel has also suffered sun damage. Browning and light dust marking to the top paper edge. Some marks to the title page. A little browning of the internal pages and a few handling marks. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 0104793. Good Condition
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What Does A Black Hole Look Like?
Bailyn, Charles D.
Princeton University Press, USA, 2014. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Light denting to board edges. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9780691148823. Very Good Condition
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Managing Martians
Donna Shirley with Danelle Morton,
ISBN: 0767902408
Broadway Books, New York, 1998. First
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First. Used hardback with dustwrapper in very good condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 276pp. Without packaging this book weighs 570g. The extraordinary story of a woman's lifelong quest to 'get to Mars' - and of the team behind the space robot that has captured the imaginaton of the world. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; ISBN: 0767902408. ISBN/EAN: 9780767902403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001448. Very Good
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The Sleepwalkers
Arthur Koestler,
Hutchinson, London, 1959. First
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. First. No internal inscriptions. Some age discolouration to closed pages and some minor shelfwear. Dustwrapper is price clipped and is missing a couple of small pieces at extremities - is about 85 - 90% complete. Some rubbing to edges of dustwrapper. 624 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000419. Very Good
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The Elements of Astronomy for Surveyors
R. W. Chapman,
Charles Griffin, London, 1953. 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. . Used hardback. Pencil scribble to ffep - partially rubbed out. No torn or missing pages. Some surface wear to outer boards. Fifth edition revised and enlarged by J B Mackie. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Engineering, Industrial, Trade; Astronomy; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000811. Good+
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Of Men and Galaxies
Fred Hoyle,
Heinemann, London, 1965. 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Good/Good. . Used hardback. Presentation plate ffep..No torn or missing pages. Age toning to endpapers. Some tears & creases to dustwrapper. Stain to dustwrapper top rear. 73 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Philosophy. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000813. Good
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The Voyages of Apollo: The Exploration of the Moon
Lewis, Richard S.,
ISBN: 081290477X
Quadrangle Books, New York, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs & maps. First Edition. Second-hand copy, the dustjacket is rubbed across the top and bottom edges, the book is internally clean, without annotations, and with no damage to the binding. The author tells the story of each of the Apollo missions launched between mid July 1969 and the end of December 1972. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 308 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Space Exploration; ISBN: 081290477X. ISBN/EAN: 9780812904772. Inventory No: 0278667. Very Good Condition
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Blueprint for Space: Science Fiction to Science Fact
Frederick I Ordway III and Randy Liebermann,
ISBN: 1863732012
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1992. 
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . By exploring the evolution of popular and intellectual notions of space travel, this colourfully illustrated book tells how humankind's dreams of other worlds eventually became reality Prologue by Michael Collins. Epilogue by Arthur C. Clarke 224 pages. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Space Exploration; ISBN: 1863732012. ISBN/EAN: 9781863732017. Inventory No: 233981. Near Fine Condition
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The Sky Handbook Stars and Constellations, Atmospheric Phenomena, Weather, Clouds, Air Quality, Climate Change
John Watson & Michael Kerrigan,
ISBN: 1607100827
Thunder Bay Press, California, 2009. 
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . The sky, in all of its vastness and astonishing beauty, has long been a source of awe and wonder. What makes rainbows and sunsets? Where does space end and the universe begin? Discover the secrets of the heavens above—from Earth's own atmosphere to the mysteries that lie beyond the Milky Way in The Sky Handbook. This fascinating guide explores all aspects of the sky above: the planets and solar system; the stars and constellations; our atmosphere and weather; flight; pollution; and climate change. Big Bang! Discover the fascinating origins of the universe and how the planets were formed. Learn all about the constellations, from common star formations like Ursa Major and the Zodiac to unfamiliar formations. Explore the bubble that makes up Earth's atmosphere and discover amazing phenomena like sunsets, auroras, rainbows, weather, clouds, and hurricanes. Visually stunning, this comprehensive guide features fascinating text supported by stunning photographs, illustrations, and diagrams. 400 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Astronomy; United States; Science & Technology; ISBN: 1607100827. ISBN/EAN: 9781607100829. Inventory No: 232736. Near Fine Condition
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The Origins And International Economics of Space Exploration
Sir Bernard Lovell,
ISBN: 0852242565
University Press, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Rocketry has recorded history as far back as 13th Century China. 104 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; Exploration; ISBN: 0852242565. ISBN/EAN: 9780852242568. Inventory No: 229536. Very Good Condition
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To the Edge of the Universe - The Exploration of Outer Space with NASA
Introduced by Kevin Krisciunas,
ISBN: 0861243145
Bison Books, London, 1988. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0861243145. ISBN/EAN: 9780861243143. Inventory No: 229430. Very Good Condition
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Stars and Planets of the Southern Hemisphere
Lionel Warner,
ISBN: 0589010360
A. H. & A. W. Reed, London, 1979. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Astronomy; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0589010360. ISBN/EAN: 9780589010362. Inventory No: 245035. Good Condition
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Sydney Observatory - 2001 Sky Guide For The Sydney Region & Eastern NSW
Dr. Nick Lomb,
ISBN: 1863170839
Poer House Publishing, Sydney, 2000. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . 112 pages. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Astronomy; Reference; ISBN: 1863170839. ISBN/EAN: 9781863170833. Inventory No: 237594. Very Good Condition
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The Shape Of Wars To Come - The Hidden Facts Behind The Arms Race In Space
David Baker,
ISBN: 0600206513
Hamlyn, London, 1982. 
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . 177 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; Military & Warfare; ISBN: 0600206513. ISBN/EAN: 9780600206514. Inventory No: 236741. Good Condition
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One Small Step: The Inside Story of Space Exploration
David Whitehouse,
ISBN: 9781848660366
Quercus,  2009. 
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Near Fine Condition/. . One Small Step shows space travel as it's never been seen. This is the most up-to-date history of man in space, researched by a NASA insider from astronaut interviews, diaries and speeches, and even top-secret documents from the former Soviet Union, with many revelations appearing in print for the first time. The CD includes, amongst 40 rare recordings, Radio Moscow's Sputnik announcement; Yuri Gagarin speaking in orbit; Alan Shepard launch chatter; Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space; Neil Armstrong stepping onto the lunar surface; and Apollo 13's 'Houston. We've got a problem' distress call. Includes a 70 minute CD of more than 40 unique recordings. 208 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; Science & Technology; ISBN/EAN: 9781848660366. Inventory No: 240000. Near Fine Condition
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